Medfield Foundation Legacy Fund Announces $20,000 in Local Grants


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Medfield Foundation Legacy Fund Announces $20,000 in Local Grants

The Medfield Foundation (MFi) Legacy Fund has announced its inaugural grants totaling $20,000 to three nonprofits serving the  Medfield community. An award celebration and presentation of the grants will take place in Medfield on the evening of November 29. The grants are the first to be awarded by the MFi Legacy Fund, founded in 2016, and are made possible by the generosity of Medfield donors.

Chris Cahill, Co-Chair of the MFi Legacy Fund, said: “We are honored to support a range of exciting programs and projects benefiting Medfield. The focus and dedication of these organizations to making a difference in town is truly impressive.”

The 2018 MFi Legacy Fund grants are going to:

  • Cultural Alliance of Medfield
  • Friends of Medfield Rail Trail
  • Medfield Cares About Prevention

The MFi Legacy Fund seeks to invest in Medfield-based initiatives that help ensure a strong and vibrant community.  The MFi Legacy Fund is a newly formed endowment for the long term, engaging in annual grant-making for impact now and in the near future.

About Medfield Foundation Legacy Fund

The Medfield Foundation Legacy Fund, an endowed fund of the Foundation for MetroWest, was formed to support community-driven projects in Medfield, ensure a strong and vibrant community, and respond to diverse needs and voices into the future. MFi Legacy Fund is a permanent grantmaking source of funding to support community needs and opportunities, and provide ways for donors to give back or leave a legacy to the community. For more information, visit www.foundationformetrowest.org/medfield.

About the Medfield Foundation 

The Medfield Foundation, Inc. a volunteer-run private nonprofit, tax deductible 501(c)(3) corporation created in 2001 to raises private monies for public purposes in the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts. The Medfield Foundation allows donors to designate their donations for particular purposes. The Medfield Foundation allows motivated groups to raise monies for Medfield purposes under the rubric of the Medfield Foundation.

To date, the Medfield Foundation has raised, administered, and passed through over $2,000,000.00 in private donations for the Town of Medfield to help fund, create, and/or facilitate the senior bus, the Medfield Night Fireworks, the Dale Street Playground, the Field of Dreams at the Medfield High School, the track and bleachers at Medfield High School, the Domeshek Library Fund, the Angel Run, the town’s Youth Outreach Worker, the Zullo Gallery, the Adult Community Center, the Middle School auditorium, the schools in general, the Animal Shelter, the veterans plaques, the Cultural Council, among others.

A variety of planned giving opportunities are available.

The Medfield Foundation annually

  • Celebrates Medfield’s volunteers at an end of March reception,
  • provides water to town meetings, and
  • operates the Angel Run.

About the Foundation for MetroWest

Established in 1995, the Foundation for MetroWest is the only community foundation serving the 33 cities and towns in the region. We promote philanthropy in the region, help donors maximize the impact of their local giving, serve as a resource for local nonprofits and enhance the quality of life for all our residents. Since inception, the Foundation has granted $15 million to charitable organizations and currently stewards more than $22 million in charitable assets for current needs and future impact. To learn more, please visit www.foundationformetrowest.org or call 508-647-2260.

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